Hatha Yoga Practice, New Paradigm in Practice

You need Yoga Nidra {Guided Deep Relaxation}

Yoga Nidra, the “sleep of the yogis,” is a powerful meditation practice. It’s an awesomely relaxing yogic power nap. Here’s how to do it: Lie down on your back in savasana, corpse pose. Take a few deep inhales and exhale loudly through the mouth. Let your body and mind relax. (It’s often said that savasana… Continue reading You need Yoga Nidra {Guided Deep Relaxation}

Dharma Teachings, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice

3 Calming Meditations for Creativity

Just sitting, practicing doing nothing, breathing, and paying attention to our breathing is fundamental to formal meditation practice. Yet, meditation and mindfulness can be cultivated through other methods, such as standing, walking, eating, communicating, etc. Writing is also a wonderful, creative, grounding practice that can be meditative. The act of putting words on a page, whether handwritten,… Continue reading 3 Calming Meditations for Creativity

Connecting, Interbeing, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story, wisdom quotes

Meditation on the 7 Sacred Directions

_Read the original post on Elephant Journal_ Sitting or standing tall, feel where your body meets the ground. Face East. Inhale deeply, reaching your arms toward the heavens. Exhale and sigh, a few times. Let go of tension, frustration, worries and storylines with each sacred breath. Thank you, East, for bringing the sunrise. We give… Continue reading Meditation on the 7 Sacred Directions